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    Scott J. Swanson, MD

    Scott J. Swanson, MD

    Top Doctor

    Chief Surgical Officer
    Disease Center Leader, Thoracic Oncology
    Vice Chair for Clinical Cancer, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School


    Thoracic Oncology
    Gastrointestinal Cancer

    Office phone: 617-525-7532
    Appointment phone: 617-732-6824
    Fax: 617-264-6373
    Email: sjswanson@partners.org

    Preferred contact method: office phone
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    Surgical Oncology


    Thoracic oncology, Minimally invasive surgery, Lung cancer, Esophageal cancer, Sarcoma, Thymoma

    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    75 Francis Street
    Boston, MA 02215


    Dr. Swanson received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1985. He subsequently completed his residency in General Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and his fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Brigham and Womens Hospital. He is Board Certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery.

    Dr. Swanson is the Director of the Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Program at Brigham and Womens Hospital and he serves as Chief Surgical Officer and Thoracic Oncology Disease Center Leader for the DFCI/BWH Thoracic Oncology Program.

    His clinical interests include thoracic oncology, minimally invasive surgery, lung cancer, esophageal cancer, sarcoma, and thymoma.


    Board Certification
    Thoracic Surgery

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Cardiothoracic Surgery

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, General Surgery

    Medical School
    Harvard Medical School

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